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murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
capacious - spacious
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
foresight - ability to foresee future happenings; prudence in providing for the future
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate